The Hon. Mr. Justice Patrick Brooks

Jackson, Rudolph v Guardian Life Ltd

Employment - Wrongful dismissal - Contract providing for termination with notice

- Employer terminating with notice - Life Insurance Agent - Whether agent barred

from entering company premises thereafter - Whether termination amounted to

' wrongful repudiation

Hall, Winston v Glencore Alumina JA. Ltd

Negligence - Employer's Liability - Casual labourer sustaining lower back iniury -

Whether worker sustaining back injury while on a previous tour of duty with the

emplover - Whether job required protective equipment - Whether employer


Gordon, Lisamae v Fair Trading Commission

Employment - Wrongful dismissal - Fixed term contract for service providing for

termination with notice or payment in lieu thereof - Employer terminating with

payment in lieu but mentioning reasons leading to termination - Whether employer

terminating for cause without utilising the established disciplinary procedure -

Whether termination amounted to wrongful repudiation

Ebanks, Seymour v Charles Ebanks, Joyce Ebanks

Contract - Construction of a house - Scope of the contract - Whether majority of

the work comprised in one contract or two - Some aspects of the work undone -

deductions to be made for work not done

Dunn, Walter v Glencore Alumina Ja Ltd.

Negligence - Employer's Liability - Experienced emplovee sustaining chemical

burns - Flooded work area - Whether employer failed to ensure correct safetv

footwear worn - Whether employee contributorily negli~en-t Whether uncovered

drain unsafe - Proximate cause of injury

Damages - whether loss of overtime wapes are recoverable

Ducasse, Jean, Prince Myers & Allan Holmes v NCB Ja. Ltd, etal

Pension - Occupational Pension Scheme - Employer substituting one pension

scheme for others - Whether substitution in breach of trust deeds establishing the

originals - Whether terms of new scheme a breach of members' contracts of

employment - Whether loss caused to members of the original schame - Whether

approval by the trustees of the substitution constituted negligence

Campbell, Paul Everton v Diahann Rose Campbell

Maintenance - Application to varv consent order for maintenance of child -

Application made pursuant to the Children (Guardianship and Custody) Act -

Whether the circumstances of the applicant are to be taken into account -Whether

the provisions of the Maintenance Act are applicable

Brown, Carl Barrington v Holiday Inn Jamaica Inc

Practice and Procedure - Default Judgment entered prior to the introduction of the

CPR - No application made for case management conference - Whether claim

struck out in accordance with the provision\ of rule 73.3 of the CPR

Boothe, Errol v Cheketa Boothe

Divorce - Application to set aside Decree Absolute for irregularity - Notice of

application for Decree Absolute not served on Respondent - rant of Decree

Absolute affecting Respondent's rights to apply under the Married Women's

Property Act - Whether Decree Absolute void for irregularity - Rule 49 of the

Matrimonial Causes Rules 1989



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